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State Senator Puckett expected to resign today

Good Monday morning from Heather!

Democratic State Senator Phil Puckett is expected to announce his resignation today. Republican Delegate Terry Kilgore says the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization's executive committee is considering giving Puckett a staff job. Puckett's resignation would give Republicans temporary control over the Senate as legislators have been in a stalemate over the budget and expanding medicaid.

We're on the scene of a house fire on Princess Mary Road in Chesterfield near River Road. It started at 4:30 this morning. We're told everyone made it out safely.

Police are looking for seven men who they say beat up a man in Mosby Court overnight and stole his cell phone, hat and scarf. The victim traveled a couple of miles before he called police and then went to the hospital. He's expected to be okay.

Andrew says expect a hot, humid week with a chance for afternoon thunderstorms. Join us on the air now for everything you need to know!

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